Nour Hammour, UAE
Nour Hammour is co-founder of the eponymous luxury outerwear brand, Nour Hammour. Growing up between the United States, Paris, and her home country, Lebanon, Nour realized that there was a need on the market for fashion forward, effortlessly cool outerwear. After graduating from the GW school of business in 2008 with a degree in marketing and communications, she worked alongside the famed couturier Elie Saab, assisting the director of Haute Couture. She went on to study Luxury Brand Management at the Istituto Marangoni in Paris where she met California native Erin Webb. Together, they launched their brand in 2013, as a “made to order” leather jacket business from her parent’s Parisian apartment. Over the years, Nour Hammour has been featured in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and l’Officiel, dresses the most sought-after celebrities and is now sold in over 76 stockists worldwide.